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  • Three Sorts of People

    TW: some gore Cosmite Virgin births are not a terribly rare occurrence on the ring, and generally result from the movement of planets or other celestial bodies. In fact, the astromancers of Starhome can predict such occurrences with their usual… Read More ›

  • Three Phenomena in Nature

    Spontaneous Driftwood Palaces They form on the banks of cloudy, forested rivers, and are all but guaranteed at oxbows. The structures rarely reach a man’s height, the name is derived from the great and growing example on the bend of… Read More ›

  • Godkeeper City-States

    Inspiration from this post. Humans will worship anything, if it’s big or powerful enough. Humans throughout history have worshipped dragons, spirits of nature, and large orange masses of undifferentiated tissue. Humans themselves have ascended to a sort of godhood, either… Read More ›

  • Three Things

    1. Mesonyte It will start from a single bud of pulsing orange tissue. Ideally, it will be dank, but this is not necessary for its growth. It feeds on human thoughts, non-intrusively, over the course of months, days, or years…. Read More ›

  • +3 Swords

    I’ve been thinking about swords a lot recently. I think this is a common affliction in our hobby. I’ve also been thinking about running a campaign, an even more common and disruptive affliction in our hobby. I think the two… Read More ›

  • God Made Dragons, Man Made Metal Part 2

    A continuation of this post. TLDR: Dragons are all one species, except they’re all incredibly varied in ways that might preclude them being a species, except it doesn’t matter because they’re mostly dead because humanity. God Made Dragons As mentioned,… Read More ›

  • God Made Dragons, Men Made Metal, Part 1

    Axiom 1: All Dragons are Alike All dragons are part of the same species. They can all interbreed, no matter how far away they may be from. This is how you can tell a true dragon from various similar, lesser,… Read More ›

  • d4 Non-Magical and d4 Obviously Magical Creatures

    Nykera A regular house cat, but with wings and flight. They have power over fate and victory, and many consider them to be excellent luck. By feeding them yummy wet food and hoping they’re in a good mood (50-50), they… Read More ›

  • Diablerie: Forms

    First, some taxonomy Demons: Aliens that are recognizably alive but not derived from human stock. Carbon based lifeforms, or close enough in any case. Maybe not understandable to human sensibilities but physics and such still apply. Daemons: Bizarro shit. Sentient… Read More ›

  • Wizards, their hats, and their secrets

    On Hats Your image of a wizard and their associated headwear is that of a wide-brimmed cone, no? Like this: or maybe something like this: or, if you’re feeling fancy and ostentatious, this: Well, you’ve just outed yourself as an… Read More ›